Spirit of Tasmania 2 has arrived in Hobart, where she’ll be tied up at Macquarie Wharf until August 7th for routine maintenance.
The work sill include deck and hull preservation and painting, scheduled buoyancy tank inspections, routine maintenance on the main engine, gearboxes, generators and auxiliary equipment, as well as general repairs to the ship’s interior.
TT-Line chief executive and managing director Bernard Dwyer says having the ship in Hobart is providing opportunities for Tasmanian businesses.
Mr Dwyer says the Spirits of Tasmania remain highly regarded on the international ship market because if their rigorous maintenance schedule.
While the vessel is in Hobart, sister ship Spirit of Tasmania 1 is operating on an amended schedule between Devonport and Geelong.
Spirit 1 is due for its maintenance lay-up next year.